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Designers and Books 2012

Designers & Books Fair
The Designers & Books Fair is
Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28
FIT's Haft Auditorium & Katie Murphy Amphitheatre
New York City

Designers & Books Fair 2012 presents a dynamic series of programs featuring speakers in a variety of design disciplines: architecture, fashion, graphic design, interior design, landscape architecture, product and industrial design, and urban design.

In addition there will be an exhibition hall featuring approximately 35 design book publishers and booksellers selling their newest titles at discounted prices: and also antiquarian dealers, authors signing books, and book artisans demonstrating calligraphy, book binding, and letterpress printing.

Designers & Books Fair 2012 is generously making available to the MFIT community a special "friends" discount tickets to all Fair programs. This offer represents a discount of 40% or more off the listed advance-purchase ticket prices. All tickets include free admission to the exhibition hall ($10 value).
 
Please see the main Programs page on their website for a full description of all programs. To access your special discount, please follow the instructions given below for each individual program. You will need a separate discount ticket for each program you wish to attend and the discounts can only be obtained through the method below, not by purchasing through the Fair website.


 
   Friday, October 26
 
     
 7:30–9:00 pm Keynote: Designing the Future of the Design Book
Special offer price: $18 (regular price $30)
Haft Auditorium


Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial11
Enter code:
KEYNOTE2012

   Saturday, October 27
 

   
 9:00–12:30 pm
(includes 30-min. break)
Book Design at Pentagram
Special offer price: $25 (regular price $50)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre


Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial2
Enter code:
PENT2012

 9:30 am–11:00 am Donna Karan Connects the Dots: A Conversation with Valerie Steele
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium

Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial6
Enter code:
DONNA2012

 11:30 am–1:00 pm
Hal Rubinstein in Conversation with Valerie Steele
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium


Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial15
Enter code:
HAL2012

 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Todd Oldham in Conversation with Wendy Goodman
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre


Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial17
Enter code:
OLDHAM2012

 1:30 pm–3:00 pm Buildings and Books: Four Architecture Critics in Conversation
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium

Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial3
Enter code:
BUILD2012

 3:00 pm–4:30 pm
Learning from Experience: Four Graphic Designers in Conversation
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial12
Enter code:
LEARNING2012

 3:30 pm–5:00 pm Bikes and Books: A Celebration of Bicycle Design
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium


Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial1
Enter code:
BIKES2012

 5:00 pm–6:30 pm From Type to Tablet:
Publishers and Editors Talk about Directions in Design Book Publishing

Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial8
Enter code:
TYPE2012

 5:30 pm–7:30 pm Chinese Design Culture Now
Special offer price: $18 (regular price $30)
Haft Auditorium


Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial4
Enter code:
CHIN2012


Sunday, October 28  
     
 11:30 am–12:30 pm How to Get Published in the World of Design Books
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial9
Enter code:
HOWTOGET2012

 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Tod Williams and Billie Tsien in Conversation with Paul Goldberger
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium

Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial16
Enter code:
TODBILLIE2012

 1:00 pm–2:30 pm Cover Stories: A Conversation about Book Design
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre


Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial5
Enter code:
COVERS2012

 2:00 pm–3:30 pm Dress Press: Fashion Critics in Conversation
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium


Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial7
Enter code:
DRESS2012

 3:00 pm–4:30 pm Steven Heller and Louise Fili: A Conversation with Debbie Millman
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial14
Enter code:
HELLERFILI2012

 4:00 pm–5:30 pm Richard Meier, Michael Graves, and Peter Eisenman:
A Conversation with Wendy Goodman

Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Haft Auditorium
Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial13
Enter code:
MEIER2012

 5:00 pm–6:30 pm Karim Rashid in Conversation with Debbie Millman
Special offer price: $15 (regular price $25)
Katie Murphy Amphitheatre

Go to:
bit.ly/DBFairspecial10
Enter code:
KARIM2012
     
  Note   Purchasing a ticket to any program gives you complimentary access to the exhibition hall at the Fair on both Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28.
John E. Reeves Great Hall


 

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